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15 Best Cricut Tumbler Ideas and Designs


Are you looking for inspiration for DIY tumbler projects? You will love this list of best Cricut tumbler ideas, including vinyl, epoxy, infusible ink, and glitter. Find Cricut tumbler tutorials, free designs, and tumbler templates for making vinyl decals, sublimation wraps, personalized wine tumblers, and more!

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Cricut Tumbler Ideas

If you are a beginner and want to make a tumbler with your Cricut but don't know where to start, you are in the right place. Or maybe you are a pro crafter looking for the most creative DIY tumbler projects. I rounded up the best tutorials and Cricut tumbler ideas to get you started!

There are many ways to personalize a tumbler using different crafting materials like vinyl, infusible ink, paint, and glitter. You are going to know about them all in this blog post.

Tumblers are great as gifts for men and women. And they also make for an excellent Cricut idea to sell on Etsy or at craft fairs.

Before we jump into Cricut vinyl tumbler and sublimation projects, I put together answers to questions you may have about making DIY tumblers. These are super helpful for beginners.

Or head straight to the Cricut tumbler ideas if you are ready to get inspiration for your next crafting session!

Can you make tumblers with Cricut

YES! Whether you already have a Cricut cutting machine or planning to buy one, you can easily customize a wide variety of tumblers with Cricut.

Thanks to the range of materials you can work with and the Mug Press, Cricut is one of the best machines to make custom tumblers.

Whether you want to customize plastic cups or stainless steel tumblers, the ideas and tutorials in this post will show you how. You'll find easy and fun craft projects using materials like vinyl, paint, glitter, infusible ink, and sublimation paper.

Best Cricut Machine for Tumblers

Whether you have a Cricut Maker, Cricut Explore, Joy machine, or a Silhouette machine, the tumbler project ideas in this blog post will inspire you to create unique crafts.

The Cricut Explore and Cricut Maker are great options that are perfect for vinyl and infusible ink tumbler projects. If you want a versatile machine that handles a wider variety of materials for all kinds of craft projects, the best Cricut machine is the Cricut Maker 3.

How to use Cricut for Tumblers

In this list, I put together a wide variety of Cricut tumbler ideas to spark your creativity –

  • Vinyl Tumbler Projects and Designs
  • Personalize a Tumbler with a Name or Monogram
  • Glitter Tumblers made with Cricut and Epoxy
  • Cute Wraps for Coffee Tumblers
  • Sublimation Tumblers using Cricut Mug Press

What type of Cricut vinyl to use on tumblers

One of the most popular Cricut tumbler ideas to make is by using vinyl. Whether you want to personalize a blank tumbler with a name or a painted glitter tumbler with a quote, vinyl is the go-to material.

If you are wondering what is the best Cricut vinyl to use for tumblers, it's the Cricut Premium Vinyl. Other brands for permanent adhesive vinyl I highly recommend are Teckwrap and Oracal 651.

Best Cricut Fonts for Tumblers

Fonts that are smooth and cut vinyl easily are best. Here are the most popular font styles for customizing tumblers with Cricut:

From the list above, you can see that there are many ways to add your unique touch to tumbler designs with fonts.

If I had to choose one, the best font for making tumblers is Hello Honey. This cute handwritten font with hearts and tails is my favorite for making personalized crafts with Cricut.

How to make tumbler wraps with Cricut

Do you want to make your own full wraps for skinny tumblers, Starbucks cups, Libbey Beer Can Glasses, or any tumbler?

Whether you are making vinyl or sublimation wraps, here's how you can make tumbler wraps with Cricut:

  1. Firstly, you will have to measure the tumblers. You will need three dimensions – top circumference, bottom circumference, and height.
  2. Use a circumference calculator to get diameter values for both the circumference measurements.
  3. Enter the diameter values and height in a free tumbler template maker and download the SVG file for the conical wrap.
  4. Upload the SVG file to Cricut Design Space and add text or cute elements like hearts or flowers inside the tumbler wrap area.
  5. You can also slice patterns like leopard print with the tumbler template.
  6. Cut the wrap design and apply it to the tumbler.

For a detailed tutorial about making tumbler wraps and templates, check out these Cricut Tumbler Templates. With this how-to article, you can make perfectly sized wraps for 20 oz and 30 oz skinny tumblers, 24 oz Starbucks Cold Cups, and many more.

Want to use pre-made templates instead? You can download free and premium templates from the post, like this 20 oz Tumbler Template for skinny straight and tapered tumblers.

For making cold cup wraps, have a look at this Starbucks Cup SVG blog post with 10 free full wrap designs.

Also, check out these free Tumbler Wrap SVG files to download. These full wrap designs are perfect if you are looking to use ready-made wraps for tumbler projects.


Here are the best Cricut tumbler ideas, designs, and projects for beginner and pro crafters. You will find a wide range of projects made with Cricut vinyl, infusible ink, epoxy, and glitter to personalize wine, coffee, plastic, and stainless steel tumblers.

1. Custom Starbucks Cold Cups made with Vinyl

display of three custom Starbucks tumblers made using a Cricut machine

How cute are these cold cups customized with fun patterns and backgrounds? They are great to make for yourself or as gifts for coffee lovers.

Download free Starbucks cup wrap SVG designs, including leopard prints, hearts, and flowers. They are guaranteed to make the cutest full wraps for tumblers!

2. How to make Tumblers with Cricut Maker

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Doodle Craft Blog

One of the best vinyl ideas to craft is personalized tumblers. This DIY tutorial from Doodle Craft Blog teaches how to make tumblers with Cricut using permanent vinyl and customize them with a gorgeous script font.

This easy project is perfect for beginners and excellent as a gift for Birthdays, Bridal Showers, Mother's Day, or Teacher Appreciation.

3. DIY Glitter Tumbler with Epoxy

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Leap of Faith Crafting

I can't get enough of glitter tumblers! If you are like me, you should definitely check out this fantastic tutorial for making a Glitter Cricut Epoxy Tumbler by Leap of Faith Crafting.

You will learn how to make tumblers with Cricut and epoxy, from preparing the tumbler to applying a monogram vinyl decal to personalize the glitter tumbler.

4. Custom Beer Can Glasses using Free Tumbler Designs

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Say hello to your new favorite drinkware – Iced coffee cups are super popular now, and I am 100% for it. If you are looking for a trendy coffee tumbler idea to make with Cricut, you will love downloading my free Libbey Beer Can Glass SVG files.

Customize Libbey Can Tumbler glasses with a full wrap made from vinyl or make a sublimation wrap. Download fun and free patterns, including leopard print, hearts, butterflies, and flowers.

5. Easy Cricut Beginner Project: Personalized Tumblers

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The Denver Housewife

Want to learn how to customize a plastic tumbler with vinyl? This simple and easy personalized Cricut Tumbler Project is perfect for beginners. Follow the tumbler care instructions and tips to ensure the cups last long.

6. How to apply and seal vinyl on tumblers

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Leap of Faith Crafting

Are you wondering how to apply vinyl so that it's straight? You must check out this Applying Vinyl to a Tumbler tutorial by Leap of Faith Crafting.

The easy tutorial is best for making vinyl Yeti and Ozark stainless steel cups that last long. Plus, the tips for sealing to keep vinyl from peeling off tumblers are super helpful.

7. Custom Cricut Wine Tumblers using Free SVG Files

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Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

Grab these funny and free Wine Sayings SVG files by Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom to make jaw-dropping vinyl tumblers. This creative Cricut wine tumbler idea is the perfect gift for your mom, best friend, or sister.

8. Cricut Sublimation Tumblers for Beginners

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Leap of Faith Crafting

Learn how to make Sublimation tumblers with Cricut using infusible ink or sublimation paper from Leap of Faith Crafting.

The super detailed tutorial will take you through everything you need to know, from choosing the best tumbler blanks to using a Cricut Mug Press to sublimate a skinny tumbler.

9. DIY Etched Stainless Steel Tumbler made with Cricut Stencil

display of two etched stainless steal tumblers made using a Cricut cutting machine
Jennifer Maker

If you are looking for a creative DIY tumbler idea, you should check out this fantastic Etched Stainless Steel Tumbler tutorial by Jennifer Maker. Download the free monogram SVG files to create a personalized tumbler.

10. Teacher Tumbler Gift using Cricut Vinyl

display of teacher tumbler ideas for Cricut cutting machines
Ginger Snap Crafts

One of the best gifts to make for teachers is this cute Teacher Tumbler Gift made with Cricut vinyl by Ginger Snap Crafts. The tumbler designs featuring heartfelt quotes are perfect for Teacher Appreciation Week or Christmas.

11. Glitter Wine Tumblers with Cricut Explore Air 2

display of two glitter wine tumbler ideas for Cricut
Happiness is Homemade

This painted Rainbow Glitter Wine Tumbler idea by Happiness is Homemade is jaw-dropping! Learn how to make a personalized wine tumbler using resin and glitter to create a one-of-a-kind gift.

12. DIY Vinyl Tumbler Designs for Mom

display of four different tumbler design ideas for mom
Over the Big Moon

Are you looking for a vinyl tumbler design to celebrate mom life? You will love these Mom Tumbler Designs by Over the Big Moon featuring funny quotes to make gifts for Birthdays, Mother's Day, or Christmas.

13. Personalized Yeti Cups & Tumblers

display of personalized stainless steel yeti cup made with Cricut
Leap of Faith Crafting

Want to customize a stainless steel cup or tumbler with a quote, name, or monogram? You will learn how to make Personalized Yeti Tumblers with Cricut and creative ways to use vinyl, paint, and glitter from Leap of Faith Crafting.

14. DIY Floral Monogram Tumbler with Cricut

display of floral monogram tumbler made with vinyl
The DIY Mommy

This colorful Monogram Cricut Tumbler by The DIY Mommy featuring floral vinyl letters on an acrylic cup is stunning. It's a great gift idea for kids and adults.

15. Easy Custom Graduation Tumbler made with Cricut Joy

display of three personalized graduation tumblers made using a vinyl cutter
Tried and True Creative Blog

Are you looking for an easy tumbler gift idea for a recent graduate? You will love this Custom Graduation Tumbler made with the Cricut Joy machine by Tried and True Creative Blog.

More Cricut Project Ideas

I hope this list of tumbler ideas inspired you for your next crafting session. To customize a tumbler with a name, use a font with tails or free downloadable Cricut fonts.

If you are looking for another fantastic vinyl project to try, you can make Cricut keychains. They are fun and easy to make!

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